Apr 2016
Author(s): Powell, Andrew
The commodities boom that once buoyed the regions economies is over, and countries have less fiscal space to undertake counter-cyclical policies than they did during the global financial crisis.…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Powell, Andrew
El auge de las materias primas que en un determinado momento benefició las economías de la región ha acabado, y los países tienen menos espacio fiscal para emprender políticas contracíclicas que…
May 2014
Author(s): Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Soldano, Miguel; Tetreault, Alayna; Vellani, Saleema; Aulet, María; Willoughby, Christopher; Alonso, Pablo
As part of its 2014 annual work plan, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight(OVE) is preparing the Country Program Evaluation (CPE) with Honduras for the period 2011-2014. This approach paper defines…
May 2014
Author(s): Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Soldano, Miguel; Tetreault, Alayna; Vellani, Saleema; Aulet, María; Willoughby, Christopher; Alonso, Pablo
Como parte de su plan anual de trabajo 2014, la Oficina de Evaluación ySupervisión (OVE) está preparando la Evaluación del Programa de País (CPE por sus siglas en inglés) con Honduras durante el…
Mar 2013
Author(s): Powell, Andrew
Global growth projections have waned since last year and growth may be suppressed below potential for several years to come. Lower global growth will, all things being equal, imply lower growth in…
Mar 2013
Author(s): Powell, Andrew
Las proyecciones del crecimiento global han disminuido desde el año pasado y el crecimiento podría verse menguado por debajo de su potencial durante muchos años. Un menor crecimiento global, con…
Feb 2012
Author(s): Rebucci, Alessandro; Powell, Andrew; Caballero, Julián; Fernández Martín, Andrés; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo
This report details the divergent paths that the world economy may take and their potential effects on Latin America and the Caribbean. Scenarios are constructed employing a modeling exercise that…
Feb 2012
Author(s): Rebucci, Alessandro; Powell, Andrew; Caballero, Julián; Fernández Martín, Andrés; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo
Este informe detalla las diversas trayectorias que podría tomar la economía mundial y los efectos potenciales sobre América Latina y el Caribe. Se construyen escenarios siguiendo un ejercicio de…
Oct 2011
Author(s): Majnoni, Giovanni; Powell, Andrew
The recent global financial crisis has put the spotlight on macro-prudential policies to protect firms and households from problems emanating from the financial sector. This paper proposes an…
Mar 2008
Author(s): Izquierdo, Alejandro; Talvi, Ernesto; Catão, Luis; Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Powell, Andrew
Latin America is growing fast and fundamentals look healthier. Are these achievements here to stay? Strong commodity prices may not last forever and a US recession could have major repercussions in…